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Nicknamed The Pink Palace for its pink façade and grandeur architecture, The Don CeSar has welcomed guests since its opening in 1928. The hotel features 2 heated pools, 3 lounges, free WiFi, and a beachfront location in St. Pete Beach, Florida. Each room includes a flat-screen cable TV, desk, tea- and coffee-making facilities, and a private bathroom. Select rooms offer a private balcony or patio with views of the Gulf of Mexico or city. In-room dining can also be enjoyed. Indulge in a signature treatment at Spa Oceana, partake in beach yoga, or hire a jet ski at The Don CeSar. Various shops, a concierge service, weekday dry cleaning, and a 24-hour fitness center are also offered at the pet-friendly property. Maritana Grille features a dinner menu with locally-sourced ingredients, an extensive wine list, and saltwater aquarium views. The Sea Porch serves a comfort-food menu for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Lite breakfast fare, Starbucks coffee, and decadent ice creams are available at Uncle Andy’s Ice Cream Parlor. Within 15 minutes’ drive of The Don CeSar, guests can view Salvador Dalí’s art at The Dalí Museum, see historic Fort De Soto Park, and attend a baseball game at Tropicana Field. The Sunken Gardens are located 11 mi away and showcase over 50,000 tropical plants.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.3)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

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Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
1 king bed
and
1 sofa bed
1 king bed
and
1 sofa bed
Bedroom :
2 full beds
Living room:
1 sofa bed
1 king bed
1 king bed
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Property practices

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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
8.6
Facilities
8.6
Cleanliness
8.6
Comfort
8.7
Value for money
7.1
Location
9.3
Free WiFi
8.8
Low score for St. Pete Beach
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Lise
    United States of America United States of America
    The location the amenities the ambiance and well …it’s the Don Cesar. Lots of history. Landmark resort in St. Pete.
  • Savino
    United States of America United States of America
    The property is beautiful and the hotel is recently remodeled. The staff, pool, and beach access were all wonderful.
  • O'halloran
    United States of America United States of America
    The property was just beautiful! We lived everything about it!

Hotel area info

Restaurants
6 Restaurants On Site

  • Maritana
    • Cuisine
      Mediterranean
    • Open for
      Dinner
    • Ambience
      Modern • Romantic
  • Society Table
    • Cuisine
      American
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly
  • Uncle Andy's Ice Cream Parlor
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly
  • The Rowe Bar
    • Cuisine
      American
  • Beacon Pool Bar & Lookout
    • Open for
      Lunch • Cocktail hour
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly
  • Lobby Bar
    • Open for
      Cocktail hour
    • Ambience
      Traditional

Amenities of The Don CeSar
Great facilities! Review score, 8.6

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beachfront
  • Parking on site
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Family rooms
  • 6 restaurants
  • Bar
  • Private beach area
Outdoors
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Private beach area
  • Garden
Pets
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Bicycle rental
  • Aerobics
  • Live music/Performance
  • Beach
  • Evening entertainment
  • Water sports facilities on site
    Additional charge
  • Entertainment staff
  • Game room
  • Fishing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Media & Technology
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
Internet
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed) and costs $35.03 per day.
  • Valet parking
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Baby safety gates
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Babysitting/Child services
    Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Business center
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Hair/Beauty salon
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
Free!
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
Spa
  • Locker rooms
  • Personal trainer
  • Fitness classes
  • Yoga classes
  • Fitness
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Steam room
  • Spa facilities
  • Body wrap
  • Body scrub
  • Body treatments
  • Hairstyling
  • Hair coloring
  • Haircut
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Hair treatments
  • Makeup services
  • Waxing services
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty services
  • Beach umbrellas
    Additional charge
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Massage
    Additional charge
  • Spa
    Additional charge
  • Fitness center
  • Sauna
    Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

House rules

The Don CeSar takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 4:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 11:00 AM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 3 years
Crib upon request
Free

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 21

Pets

Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.

Mastercard Visa Discover Diners Club American Express The Don CeSar accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Please note a maximum of 2 pets are permitted in select rooms. Charges may be applicable for each pet. Contact hotel for details.

Please note the property is undergoing renovation and guests may experience noise and dust.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

FAQs about The Don CeSar

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • The prices at The Don CeSar may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • The Don CeSar has 6 restaurants:

    • Uncle Andy's Ice Cream Parlor
    • Beacon Pool Bar & Lookout
    • Lobby Bar
    • Society Table
    • Maritana
    • The Rowe Bar

  • The nearest beach is 500 feet from The Don CeSar. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at The Don CeSar is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • The Don CeSar offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Fitness center
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Game room
    • Fishing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Evening entertainment
    • Beachfront
    • Fitness classes
    • Personal trainer
    • Entertainment staff
    • Locker rooms
    • Yoga classes
    • Live music/Performance
    • Aerobics
    • Water sports facilities on site
    • Bicycle rental
    • Fitness
    • Beauty services
    • Facial treatments
    • Waxing services
    • Makeup services
    • Hair treatments
    • Manicure
    • Pedicure
    • Haircut
    • Hair coloring
    • Hairstyling
    • Body treatments
    • Body scrub
    • Body wrap
    • Beach
    • Spa facilities
    • Steam room
    • Swimming pool
    • Private beach area
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
    • Spa/Wellness packages

  • The Don CeSar is 1.1 miles from the center of St. Pete Beach. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Yes, there's a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at The Don CeSar on this page.

  • Room options at The Don CeSar include:

    • Double
    • Suite